Kent Poon Profile

Kent Poon 潘建章先生是亚洲著名监制及音响工程师。他于1993年在北美开始音乐制作,参与大量录音及母带生产项目。1995年录制其首个24bit/96kHz高清数码录音,97年加入世界最大音响学会AES(Audio Engineering Society),是历史上最年轻全职会员之一。同年成立母带音响研究室,5年间参与超过600多个录音工程,同时间在香港多本音响杂志撰写数码技术文章而为本地音响爱好者所认识。

潘建章先生于1999年与加拿大扬声器生产商 Focus Audio 合作研制 MT1/MC1/FS888 系列扬声器,供应给蒙特娄麦基尔大学(McGill University)录音部门的格兰美得奖录音师使用。Kent由那时开始接触瑞士 Weiss Engineering 的数码母带产品,立定了未来合作的开启。

潘建章先生由2000年成为Weiss Engineering 音响顾问,2003年回流香港,为了纪念而录制了首张《爵士原音三部曲》”Audiophile Jazz Prologue” 专辑,之后潘先生成立了Design w Sound制作公司。2005年《爵士原音2》使用了当时最高规格的SACD制式。2009《爵士原音3》加入革命性HiRes高清音频档案,于全球发烧音响界大受欢迎。

潘先生由2003至2007年曾担任大中华区其中最大音响代理的技术顾问,协助此公司发展高阶数码音响市场。2007-2009年期间,潘建章先生加入了一私人公司成功协助在香港和日本两大上市公司在香港成立合并子公司,并且开设了首间超过三万平方呎的商店。同期有幸与音乐大师鲍比达先生合作,参与了2008年北京奥运会主题音乐录音工作。

2010年潘建章先生及瑞士Weiss Engineering创办人Daniel Weiss在香港合资成立了Asia Weiss Limited (亚洲威仕有限公司)。同年八月与另外二位董事成立了 Square Wave Limited (方浪国际有限公司)发展多元化音响品牌代理业务。”SquareWave方浪”代表了完美数码资料的意义,定立了业务发展顶尖数码音响的主力方针。2012年方浪国际与丹麦音响品牌 Vitus Audio 创办人 Hans Ole Vitus 在香港合资成立了 AVA Asia Limited 打理 Vitus Audio 及其儿子Alexander Vitus 的 Alluxity 品牌亚洲地区发展。

潘建章先生致力推广高清数码音响文化及高品质录音,包括在2011年首间与德国慕尼黑最大母带制作室MsM Studio合作发展Pure Audio Bluray纯音响蓝光唱片,与本港HiFitrack.com合作推出高清数码音频档案,与女歌手赵学而监制一系列高质素录音专辑,更成为大中华地区首两间苹果”Mastered for iTunes” (MFiT) 验证制作室。2014/2015/2016潘建章先生远赴温哥华,在北美最高规格Armoury Studio,监制男歌手黄凯芹与一众格兰美乐手录制音响唱片工作。此作品推出了CD/SACD/黑胶及MQS制式DSD高清音频档案。

潘建章先生认为录音,是时间的代表。高品质录音及音响重播是能超越时间,重回到一个时光。 希望你会认识音响,找到你心里的时光。

潘建章先生音响集团旗下公司

Mr. Kent Poon – Asian recording producer and sound engineer. He started recording study and works from 1993 in North America, to participate large number of recording and mastering projects. His first 24bit / 96kHz high-definition digital recording was made at 1995. In 1997 Kent joined the world’s largest audio society AES (Audio Engineering Society). He was one of the youngest full members in AES history. He was widely recognised by the Chinese audiophiles from his technical articles written for few Hong Kong audiophile magazines.

Before year 2000, Kent cooperation with the Canadian loudspeaker manufacturer “Focus Audio” to develop MT1 / MC1 / FS888 series loudspeakers for McGill University in Montreal. The McGill’s engineer won the 1999 Grammy motion picture engineering award with these monitors. Throughout these early years, Kent came into contact with the Swiss manufacturer Weiss Engineering in digital mastering products. This became an important standing open for future cooperation.

Kent became Weiss Engineering consultant in year 2000. He returned to Hong Kong around 2003, to commemorate the debut recording “Audiophile Jazz Prologue” project by his “Design w Sound” production company. 2005 “Audiophile Jazz Prologue part 02” established the highest audio quality standard in SACD format. 2009 “Audiophile Jazz Prologue part 03” released in the form of revolutionary high-definition audio files format. This becomes very popular in audiophile communities worldwide.

From the 2003 to 2007, Kent served as technical consultant for one of the biggest audio distributors in Greater China region to help this company develop high-end digital audio market. 2007-2009, Kent joined a private company to consolidate one Hong Kong and one Japan listed companies subsidiaries set up in Hong Kong, and opened its first thirty thousand square feet store. Over the same period he has the opportunity to work with the legendary master Mr. Chris Babida, and participate in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games theme music recording work.

In year 2010 Mr. Kent Poon and Mr.Daniel Weiss from Weiss Engineering Switzerland joint venture established “Asia Weiss Limited” in Hong Kong, handling all Asia regional works as the head office. The same year in August Kent and the other two directors established “SquareWave Limited” for multi-brands audio distribution business. “Square Wave” represents a perfect reputation of digital information, target in leading digital audio business development as its main approach. 2012 SquareWave Limited partnership with Danish audio brand Vitus Audio founder Hans Ole Vitus joint venture “AVA Asia Limited” taking care of Vitus Audio and Alexander Vitus “Alluxity” brand Asia development.

Mr. Kent Poon is committed to promoting high-definition digital audio and quality recording culture. 2011 he produced the first regional “Pure Audio Bluray” cooperation with German biggest mastering studio “MsM Studios” in Munich.

Many years in cooperation with the Hong Kong “HiFitrack.com” to launch high-definition digital audio file format. Producing various high quality recordings for female cantonese singer Bondy Chiu. Kent is one of the first two Apple approved “Mastered for iTunes” (MFiT) studios in Asia.

Mr. Kent Poon travels to Vancouver 3rd year in a row from 2014/2015/2016, to record Chinese male singer Christopher Wong and Grammy awarded musicians in world famous Vancouver Armoury Studios. His works have been released in CD / SACD / vinyl and MQS formats.

Mr. Kent Poon believes recordings represent time. High-quality sound recording and reproducing can transcend time, bring out the deepest memories. Hope you will like high end audio sound and find your own definition of time.

录音专辑Selected productions

Blanks in the card I cannot even fill with words,
Neither can my feelings of you be translated.
As for my love, cannot be written down,
But one person,
The only you will be able to read.